Meet our team in Brockenhurst

Each team member is highly qualified and trained to detect a wide range of eye conditions while also delivering a high level of service.

Our pledge is to do everything we can to be friendly, professional and make your visit completely stress free. 

Most senior team members have over 20 years of experience working in optics and are skilled at listening carefully to your concerns.

All professional team members undertake regular training to stay up-to-date with developments in the field.

They also mentor younger staff, giving us a dynamic and expanding team with lots of fresh ideas. In addition, we are always looking at new products and new technology, giving you the most up-to-date eye care experience.

Every team member shares our compassionate customer care values.

Optometrist - Nicola (MCOptom Dip Tp (IP))

Nicola qualified as an optometrist in 2012 and has experience of working both on the high street and in the Hospital Eye Service. In addition to her regular work for Kelly Eyecare she works at Bournemouth Eye Hospital where she specialises in emergency eye management, medial contact lenses and corneal conditions. She gained her Diploma in Therapeutics in 2015 and uses this qualification for prescribing medications within the hospital setting. She is passionate about dry eye management and contact lenses of all types. As a strong advocate for the Optometry profession, in 2014 she travelled with Vision Aid Overseas to provide training to Optometrists in Ethiopia. Outside of work she is a keen triathlete and enjoys training for her next events.

Optometrist - Michelle

Michele qualified as an optometrist in 2011 having studied at Cardiff University. She has almost a decade of experience working in independent opticians. She enjoys all aspects of her role, particularly contact lens fitting and dry eye management. Outside of work she enjoys walks in the New Forest, rock climbing and spending time with her husband and baby son. 

Manager and Dispensing Optician - Sophie (FBDO)

Sophie qualified as a dispensing optician in 2013. She is very conscientious and always professional. Sophie has an approachable manner and is comfortable providing expert advice on frame styles and colours, as well as best choice of lens. 

Dispensing Optician Bsc (Hons) FBDO - Stephanie

Stephanie has worked in optics for 11 years and qualified in 2013.  Having recently left a high street multiple chain Stephanie is now enjoying the vast selection of stunning frames available to customers in the Kelly Eyecare stores and, as a trained frame stylist, brings with her a passion for beautiful colours and lovely frame shapes.

Away from work Stephanie enjoys weekends away, the theatre and country walks with her border collie dog Digby.

Pop in and meet Stephanie who will be on hand to give you advice on well fitting frames and good quality lenses to suit both your individual look lifestyle.

Dispenser - Vanessa

Vanessa started working in optics with Dollond & Aitchison over 25 years ago covering various roles, including: dispenser, area trainer and manager. Vanessa joined our Parkstone practice in January 2009 to cover maternity leave and opted to stay. Her current role involves training and mentoring upcoming optical assistants and helping with business administration.

Optical Assistant - Tracey

Tracey has been in optics for over 10 years with a wealth of experience specifically in the field of contact lenses. Has an artistic flair which she uses to the practices advantage producing beautiful window displays at our Brockenhurst branch. 

Receptionist - Eleanor

Eleanor started at Kelly Eyecare as a work experience student a year ago and did so well she was offered a job as our receptionist! She works with us on Saturdays and during the holidays, as term-time she is at college studying for a future career in medicine. Her bright and bubbly nature puts a smile on everyone's face.

Receptionist - Kay

Kay is highly experienced in optics customer care and has been working in independent opticians for the last 8 years specialising in reception and administration management. Kay prides herself on offering a high level of service to patients. 

Away from work Kay enjoys walking, travelling, camping, reading, jewellery making and spending time with her family.  

Manager and Optical Assistant - Emma

We congratulate Emma who is currently on maternity leave after the recent birth of her beautiful daughter. Emma began her career at Kelly Eyecare as a receptionist in 2011 and is now the manager of our Brockenhurst practice. She has over a decade of optical experience and has a keen interest in dry eye management, blepharitis and contact lenses. She lives in Lymington with her husband, is passionate about colour and fashion, and enjoys being outside and going for dog walks in the New Forest. 

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Brockenhurst             01590 623 297

Parkstone                   01202 733611

Ringwood                   01425 478 545

Winton                        01202 510102